Lower Big Quilcene

An easy, 10 mile round trip day hike with 800 feet of elevation gain. The gentle trail follows the river up a valley with second growth forests.

getting there

From Quilcene, drive south on US-101 for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Penny Creek Road, drive ~1.5 miles, and bear left onto Big Quilcene River Road (Forest Road 27). Stay right after ~3 miles, continuing on Forest Road  27, and after 0.5 mile, turn left onto Forest Road Spur 080, and continue to the trailhead.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Trail Running
  • Seasons: April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
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  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft
  • 2,000 ft
  • USGS Tyler Peak
  • Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136
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